The Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission has refused to accept a complaint from a medical cannabis user against the Ministry of Social Services for failing to cover the costs of his medical cannabis, citing a lack of scientific research as its basis for denying the complaint. Terance Grady is on public assistance and suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder. He has been … [Read more...] about Human Rights Commission Refuses to Hear Medical Cannabis Complaint
Matt Maurer was quoted in "Growing like weed" on the legalization of cannabis and some of the difficulties that accompany these changes. The article was published on May 17, 2017 by Listed Magazine. Growing like weed By: Chris Sorensen It’s official: legalized recreational cannabis is coming to Canada. An already hot market for marijuana companies is set to explode—and … [Read more...] about Matt Maurer quoted in “Growing like weed”
While there are many elements of the legalization of recreational cannabis that remain to be determined, the one thing that is clear is that the opportunities for entrepreneurs to enter the industry are plentiful. Starting a business can be simultaneously exciting and daunting. With the right strategy and team, entrepreneurs can successfully navigate the pitfalls they may … [Read more...] about You have an idea that you think the cannabis market would benefit from – great! Now what?
As part of our goal to constantly improve this site for visitors, we have added a new Laws, Regulations & Resources section that includes links to legislation, including the Cannabis Act, by-laws, and regional laws. The section is split into three areas: Federal, Provincial, and Municipal for easy access. We hope you find this helpful. … [Read more...] about Access our new Laws, Regulations & Resources page!
On May 9, 2017, Matt Maurer, Chair of Minden Gross LLP's Cannabis Industry Group, teamed up with Hilary Bricken, head of the Canna Law Group at Harris Bricken in the United States, to provide a one hour webinar entitled "Cross-Border Cannabis Markets: A Primer for Businesses and Investors." Matt and Hilary provide an overview of the medical and recreational regimes in both … [Read more...] about Watch: Cross-Border Cannabis Markets: A Primer for Businesses and Investors